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DEFINITION: Defense in depth is the coordinated use of multiple security countermeasures to protect the integrity of the information assets in an enterprise. The strategy is based on the military principle that it is more difficult for an enemy to defeat a complex and multi-layered defense system than to penetrate a single barrier.Defense in depth minimizes the probability that the efforts of malicious hackers  … 
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Encryption Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 3 key questions to ask an encryption vendor to help you find a tool that best fits your business needs.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Policy Based Encryption: Protecting your Business Against Email Risks
sponsored by Apptix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a cloud-based gateway service that offers policy-based encryption to protect your business email exchanges.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Apptix

Network Monitoring and your SIEM Solution
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide provides insight into an effective network monitoring solution and how it can enhance your SIEM strategy.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

A Security Overview of Adobe Cloud Services
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative whitepaper to learn how Adobe designs their cloud services, what they do to keep them secure, and how you can give your team the competitive edge in the workplace by making a leap to the cloud.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

CDW Corporation

The State of APT Preparedness: Enterprises Struggle to Adapt to Changing IT Security Risks
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the current struggles enterprises face when adapting to changing security risks and what you can do to prepare for APTs.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Lumension

SC Magazine Security Brief: Server Side Risk
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This crucial resource analyzes how attackers today use advance persistent threats (APTs) to exploit server vulnerabilities to disrupt business and steal critical information, discussing also how to prepare for and mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Lumension

The 5 Key Tactics for Dealing with Advanced Persistent Threats
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 5 key tactics for dealing with APTs and how to prevent potential APT attacks.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Lumension

The Most Powerful of Adversaries: NSA Programs and Techniques Provide Lessons in Data Privacy and Managing Enterprise Collaboration
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals best practices on how to protect intellectual property, especially from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and other government actors, who have the power to exploit critical data.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Websense 2014 Threat Report, Websense Security Labs
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: In preparing the Websense® 2014 Threat Report, Websense Security Labs™ researchers examined cybersecurity through the lens of a seven-stage kill chain and attack model. Learn how to apply the seven-stage "kill chain" and attack model to your cybersecurity.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Websense

Transforming Information Security: Future-Proofing Processes
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Adapting your security strategy to today's expanding threat landscape can be a daunting task. This guide explores strategies for enhancing your security strategy and how to adapt to the current threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Data Privacy: Where Should I House My Data?
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 6 top recommendations on how to keep your data protected in the cloud and in compliant with varying compliance mandates across country borders.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

The APT Lifecycle and its Log Trail
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the APT lifecycle and helps you understand the motives behind these attacks, making it easier to prevent them.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

Advanced Intelligence (AI) EngineTM
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide takes an in-depth look at one company's SIEM solution and how it employs log and event management to prevent cyber-attacks.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Top 8 Secure Messaging Policy Best Practices
sponsored by TigerText, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore 8 valuable recommendations on how to develop a secure text messaging policy to ensure data security and compliance.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TigerText, Inc.

Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth report provides valuable insight into the top security concerns of 2014 and what your organization can do to prevent cybercrime.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Defending Your Corporate Endpoints: How to Go Beyond Anti-Virus
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Malware is the most common type of cyber-threat and businesses are struggling when it comes to stopping its growing complexity. This informative resource explores some strategies for preventing these sophisticated malware attacks.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Lumension

NSS Labs: Breach Detection System Comparative Analysis
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This informative analysis tests some top breach detection technologies and compares the standards of their security and performance.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

The Critical Incident Response Maturity Journey
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on defining levels of critical incident response maturity and how organizations can continually improve their incident response capabilities to help reduce the risk of experiencing a damaging incident.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

A New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a threat-centric security model designed to prevent, detect and remediate any potential cyber-attacks.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a multi-factor authentication solution that allows organizations to leverage existing security services to better manage the identities accessing IT services from mobile devices.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Cisco: Scaling Application Vulnerability Management Across the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals the solution that one organization chose to help improve application security testing efficiencies at a reduced cost.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

The Big Shift to Cloud-based Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the benefits of cloud-based security, especially for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) who have fewer resources when mitigating increasing risks and compliance mandates.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Qualys

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores best practices for choosing a Web application scanning solution.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Best Practices for Selecting a Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some best practices for deploying a VM solution and outlines how it is essential for your security strategy.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys
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SECURITY MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  will succeed. A well-designed strategy of this kind can also help system administrators and security personnel identify people who attempt to compromise a computer, server, proprietary network or ISP (Internet service provider). If a hacker gains access to a system, defense in depth minimizes the adverse impact and gives administrators and engineers time to deploy new or updated countermeasures to prevent recurrence.Components of defense in depth include antivirus software, firewalls, anti-spyware programs, hierarchical passwords, intrusion detection and biometric verification. In addition to … 
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